Presidents
Causes of the TGD
Effects of TGD
The Dust Bowl
The New Deal
100

This President is known for doing nothing to fix the Great Depression.

Herbert Hoover

100

What crashed in America that help lead to the Great Depression?

The Stock Market

100

Name one negative thing that increased during the Great Depression.

alcoholism, thriftiness, suicide rates, etc.

100

Which decade did the Dust Bowl occur?

1930s

100

What are the 3 R's in The New Deal?

relief, recovery, & reform

200

This President was known as a progressive reformer and famously introduced The New Deal to Americans.

Franklin Delanor Roosevelt/FDR

200

What was the day called when the Stock Market crashed?

Black Tuesday

200

People had to visit these because they were broke and could no longer afford enough food.

Bread lines and/or soup kitchens

200

Name the main cause of the Dust Bowl.

severe drought

200

What was the first priority of The New Deal?

save the banks

300

This President won in the most lopsided victory is U.S. history.

FDR

300

Who were doing better at this time in history, poor people or rich people?

rich people

300

What percentage of Americans were unemployed during the Great Depression?

about 25%

300
Name at least one state affected by the Dust Bowl.

KS, OK, TX, NM, CO

300

This famous social welfare program was introduced through The New Deal.

Social Security

400

This President was elected in 1928 just before the Great Depression.

Herbert Hoover

400

Which President was most responsible for the negative effects of the Great Depression?

Hoover

400

This tariff was the most strict in U.S. history and had a negative effect on the U.S. economy.

Hawley-Smoot Tariff

400

Wind combined with this type of dirt helped lead to the Dust Bowl.

Wind and Topsoil

400
How did liberals feel about The New Deal versus conservatives?

Liberals thought it wasn't doing enough, while conservatives thought the Government was interfering too much in the lives of Americans.

500

What famous phrase did Hoover use to "empower" American workers during the Great Depression?

"pull yourself up by your bootstraps"

500

What was the unemployment rate during the Great Depression?

between 25-35%

500

Why did people rush to the banks when the financial collapse began?

Withdraw all their money

500

What state or region of the U.S. did farmers move to for better farming?

California and/or Pacific Coast

500

What did FDR do to the Supreme Court to ensure nobody would interfere with his New Deal?

He packed the court with more justices.

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